Inside UNC Charlotte

University to host ‘Women + Video Games Festival’

UNC Charlotte will host a Women + Video Games Festival Monday through Sunday, Feb. 15-21. Through a series of workshops, lectures, panel discussions and video screenings, the festival will encourage women and girls to explore game design and programming and to promote a creative gaming culture that is inclusive of individuals, regardless of gender, race or creed.

‘UNC Charlotte Votes’ an effort to foster civic engagement

As North Carolina’s urban research university, UNC Charlotte is committed to fostering a spirit of civic engagement on campus.

“Civic engagement and education go hand-in-hand,” said Joan Lorden, provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs. “UNC Charlotte encourages faculty, staff and students to take full advantage of opportunities to learn about and get involved in the issues, discussions and democratic processes that shape a productive society.”

Annual Valentine’s Orchid Sale scheduled

The University Botanical Gardens’ annual Valentine’s Orchid Sale will be 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 11-13, at the McMillan Greenhouse.

This yearly event is a popular one with the community, according to Paula Gross, assistant director of the Botanical Gardens.

UNC Charlotte conference to address veterans’ health services needs

A daylong conference will bring top experts to UNC Charlotte’s campus to discuss strategies to serve veterans transitioning from active military to civilian lives.

“Military Culture: Have You Ever Served?” is free and open to the public and will be held Tuesday, March 1, at the UNC Charlotte Student Union.

Chancellor continues to educate community about Connect NC

UNC Charlotte hosted a meeting of the Charlotte Regional Partnership Board of Directors on Jan. 28, where Chancellor Philip L. Dubois delivered a presentation that outlined the economic benefits of the Connect NC bond.

Super Bowl universities engage in social media battle

UNC Charlotte and the University of Colorado Denver are engaging in a social media contest to determine which city has the most hometown pride.

The two, urban research institutions dressed their mascots in NFL gear and are vying for the most “likes,” "shares" and "comments" on Facebook.

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Upcoming Events
Meeting and Event Planning Certificate program begins
8:30 AM at UNC Charlotte Center City
First Belk Plaza design forum scheduled
4:00 PM at Cone University Center, Lucas Room
Faculty and Friends Concert to celebrate Chinese New Year
7:30 PM at Rowe Arts Building, Recital Hall
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Staff Council

The UNC Charlotte Staff Council was established to create and provide a more harmonious working environment for the staff of the University.

The next meeting of the council will be from 9 to 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 10, in the Cone University Center, Room 111.

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Human Resources
Employees and family members, age 4 and older, who are covered by the State Health Plan, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) or other eligible plans can participate - See more at: https://inside.uncc.edu/notices/second-flu-shot-clinic-scheduled-nov-4#sthash.68gFOUYP.dpuf




The Human Resources Department is accepting nominations for the 2016 Employee of the Year. The deadline has been extended to Monday, Feb. 15. Click here for more details on how to submit a nomination.


Faculty Council

The Faculty Council is a policy making and consultative body, responsible for the quality of instruction and scholarship at the University.

The council's next meeting is scheduled for 12:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 18, in Cameron Applied Research Center, Room 101.

More about faculty governance.